Category: Harrisburg

Tim Rowbottom enters race for Harrisburg mayor as only Republican on ballot

Tim Rowbottom’s campaign for mayor is focused on confronting corruption in the city government, in the Harrisburg School District, and in the Dauphin County court system.

Lewis Butts drops out of Harrisburg Mayoral race to support Wanda Williams

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Lewis Butts, a democrat candidate for Harrisburg Mayor, appeared on the Shoopin It Real podcast this week to discuss his bid for […]

Behind the scenes, James Ellison is managing Otto Banks’ mayoral campaign

Attorney James Ellison has a long and checkered past in Harrisburg as a key player in its financial collapse. Now he is managing the mayoral campaign of Otto Banks.

Otto Banks does not regret voting for Harrisburg incinerator debt

Former Councilman Otto Banks voted for the incinerator debt and he stands by that vote saying, “All the information at that time, and with the financial condition of the city, it was essential that we vote in the affirmative to pass it,” stated former city council member Otto Banks. “We had no other plan in place. No other choices. We wanted to see Harrisburg grow and thrive and we knew we couldn’t build Camelot on a swamp of debt.”

RJ Harris gave shout out to his friend Lewis Butts for Mayor on WHP580

Exclusively for hbg100.com, Lewis Butts gave a preview of his 2021 “Harrisburg First” mayoral campaign.

Stepson of sex offender who murdered Harrisburg child says man molested him and many other kids

Jones said he is glad that he didn’t speak up about the abuse until he was 18. “Looking back I’m glad I didn’t because that could’ve been me years back. I’m grateful to still be alive.”​

Viral Video: Harrisburg man says he has to fear being murdered by his own kind, not police

As crime rates surge, and children are being targeted on Allison Hill, Brent Mosley tells his mother that he has more fear of being murdered by his own kind than he does of being pulled over by police.

In 1733 John Harris was bound to mulberry tree on Front Street, to be burned alive by Natives, but saved by Frank “Hercules”

Frank remembered when the Indian smoked his pipe and when the forest covered what is now the site of Harrisburg. He used to say he had ‘turned many a furrow between the Canal and the bridge across the river.’

Harrisburg official proposes to rename city because John Harris owned slaves; Sell naming rights to highest bidder

Could the naming rights of Harrisburg be sold as an asset to the highest bidder?
Although John Harris, Jr. did own slaves, it was his father’s freed slave, Hercules, who historically began the free African American community of Harrisburg.

Antifa girl incited riot, assaulted police with bricks during George Floyd protest in Harrisburg on Saturday

Following the attack that he witnessed during the riot, Dauphin County democrat committeeperson Cole Goodman has shown no remorse toward the police officers who were put in the hospital by rioters, and instead assumed the victim stance for being pepper sprayed in the chaos.